Daisy Ridley is an English actress with an estimated net worth of $2 million. Born on April 10, 1992 in London, she is the daughter of Chris Ridley and Louis Fawkner-Corbett. She boasts a few famous names in her family considering that her great uncle is the famous actor Arnold Ridley. As a child, she always knew she wanted to be an actresses and follow in the footsteps of her great uncle. She was offered a scholarship to a prestigious acting school in Hertfordshire as a child and attended school there for 9 years until she graduated. She began her college career but decided that ultimately she would drop out and focus her life on acting.
She’s had a few roles in television programs and small bits here and there, but it was not until 2014 when Daisy Ridley was cast in the much anticipated movie “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” as Rey, a leading character, that she finally made her big breakthrough in the acting community. The role was huge for her, and it has made her a household name. Of course, these are movies that are famous for being some of the most famous movies in the world, with some of the biggest fan bases in the world, and they are also famous for taking unknown actors and actresses and making them very famous.
The world has changed much for Daisy Ridley in the past year. Not being paid anything near what more famous actors, such as Harrison Ford, are being paid for their roles in the movie, she has that to look forward to as other movies are made and her fame continues to rise.
Since her role in the famous Star Wars movie, she has also been cast as the voice of a character in a film called “Only Yesterday,” which is slated to be released in 2016, and she is back for a second round of Star Wars filming for “Star Wars Episode VII” which is scheduled to be released sometime in 2017. Right now the movie is in pre-production.
At the moment, she’s still a relative unknown, but the world is learning her name very quickly as her breakout role was such a big one and she did such a stellar job in the role. She also blew the world away when she was a guest on “Saturday Night Live,” the Star Wars edition, and her fans and even those who had never heard of her at that point were quite impressed with her.
For now, she will continue to enjoy her newfound fame. However, we can expect to see a lot more of Daisy Ridley and her acting skills. We can also expect to see her get a bit of a pay raise in her new movies and her upcoming roles now that she’s becoming more famous, and that means her net worth will likely increase significantly over the next few years. Right now she’s just starting out, but big things are happening to Daisy Ridley.
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